Course Code
25105 19
Course Title
Level 3
1 year
Entry Requirements
4 x GCSE's A*-C / 9-4 including maths and English or Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up artistry
Start Date
Days and Times

Entrance requirements

4 x GCSE's A*-C / 9-4 including maths and English or Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up artistry

Course Description

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a professional make-up artist working with performers to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries. It also provides a sound platform for further learning.

Who is the course suitable for?

The course is suitable for students who have completed Level 2 Hair & Media Make -up or Level 2 Beauty Therapy

Course content

The Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical- Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-up is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques in the following units; media, special effects, camouflage make-up, how to apply pre moulded prosthetic pieces, bald caps, style and fit postiche, and airbrush make-up & body art

Development of Maths and English

Students who have not yet achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects up to the age of 18, as per government requirements. At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D/3 in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C/4 grade at GCSE level.

Employability Skills Development

You will be provided with information on the latest trends and developments in the industry. Employability skills will be embedded within the course while working within a realistic working environment.

How will the course be taught?

You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced professionals who will use a wide variety of teaching methods to help you to learn and progress through the course, including demonstrations, discussions, coaching, group work and practical activities. Assessment techniques will include observed work, witness statements, written questions, oral questions, and assignments.

How will I know how well I am doing?

Every student has a personal tutor who will meet with their learners on a regular basis to ensure they are making good progress. Tutors make sure that you receive regular feedback, manage your workload and meet college expectations.

Are there any additional costs?

Full uniform, shoes, kit and educational trips

What can I do next?

Employment Level 4 HNC (with a portfolio of evidence)

Where can I get further support / advice?

How do I join the course?

Fill in an application form and you will be invited for a presentation and interview with one of the tutors.

Course Fees

16-18 £0.00 19-23 £1371.00 24+ £1371.00

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